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jury says it's deadlocked in fatal shooting by deputy

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jury says it's deadlocked in fatal shooting by deputy

west palm beach, fla. — a federal jury says it's deadlocked in a civil trial involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed nurseryman by a florida sheriff's deputy.judge daniel t.k. hurley told the five-man, four-woman panel wednesday that they should continue deliberating whether sgt. michael custer justifiably shot 24-year-old seth adams five years ago. they have deliberated about 12 hours over three days.custer says he fired after adams attacked him and appeared to retrieve a weapon from his truck. adams' parents say the evidence shows custer is lying.custer was working in plainclothes and supervising surveillance on a gang of atm thieves when it happened on may 16, 2012. he was parked at one stop garden shop where adams lived. adams was shot after he arrived home from a bar and encountered custer.